abscissio infiniti

noun ab·scis·sio in·fi·ni·ti \abˈsisēˌōˌinfəˈnīˌtī\

Definition of abscissio infiniti

plural

abscissiones infiniti

\-ˌsisēˈōˌnēˌzin-\
  1. :  a logical process using successive exclusions of the inapplicable for the purpose of determining a true conclusion or the classification of a subject — compare method of exclusion

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Origin and Etymology of abscissio infiniti

borrowed from New Latin, “abscission of that which is infinite”


First Known Use: 1811


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